Non-profit organisation Cetdem is promoting sustainable development with the 17th edition of their Organic Day today. The day includes organic markets selling their wares from 8.30am to 2pm at the Jalan 19/22 field in Petaling Jaya. Cetdem’s organic vegetable garden at the Organic Farming Community Centre will also be open to the public for visits from 9.30am to 11am. Tax-exempt receipts are issued for all donations. Visitors are encouraged to bring used cooking oil for recycling at the recycling station. Admission is free. For details, visit www.cetdem.org.my and contact 03-7875 7767.
University of Malaya dinosaur expedition team Teng Yu He is providing a glimpse into the life of a palaeontologist at Discoveria, Avenue K today. The ‘Meet the Dinosaur Huntress’ event will provide an avenue for learning more about the T-Rex, Spinosaurid and ornithischian tooth fossils found in Malaysia. The talk will be held at the mini 3D cinema, Discoveria, Level 4 in Avenue K from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the event by 3pm. For details, visit www.discoveria.com.my and contact 03-2181 7218.
KL Lifestyle Art Space (KLAS) will present its second auction for 2015 featuring a selection of works by Malaysian and South-East Asian modern and contemporary artists. The auction will be held tomorrow at Nexus 1 Ballroom, Level 3A Connexion@Nexus, Bangsar South City at 1pm. A full preview of the art is available at KLAS, 150, Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, Kuala Lumpur today from 10am to 7pm. For details visit www.kl-lifestyle.com.my and to register as a bidder contact 019-2609 668 (Lydia) or 019-3337 668 (Shamilla).
Richard Koh Fine Art (RKFA) is presenting a solo exhibition titled ‘Collecting Fragments’ by Gene Paul Martin. The exhibition is on daily until April 3 from 10am to 10pm at the RKFA Gallery in Bangsar Village II, 2F-3, Level 2, Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur. For details, visit www.rkfineart.com and email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 03-2283 3677.
INTERNATIONAL FOREST DAY
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will celebrate this year’s International Day of Forests (IDF) 2015, themed “Forest, Climate, Change” on March 28 at Kepong Botanic Gardens (KBG). Activities will include tree planting, amazing race, collage and colouring contests, as well as river cleaning for public participation. Free admission but prior registration required. To join in the nature collage, colouring contest and Amazing Race, register via email at email@example.com or sms 019-6094 514. To register for tree planting and river cleaning, email firstname.lastname@example.org or sms 019-6094 564. For details, email email@example.com or contact 03-6279 7591.
Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers is conducting an auction titled ‘Southeast Asian Art’ at 1pm on March 29 in the Sime Darby Convention Centre, 1A Jalan Bukit Kiara 1, Kuala Lumpur. A full viewing of the pieces on auction that includes a selection of Malaysian and South East Asian will be on going until March 28 from 11am to 7pm daily at LG1-1, SENI Mont Kiara, 2a Changkat Duta Kiara, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. For details, visit www.hbart.com.my and email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 03-2691 3089.
Several Klang Valley-based Leo Clubs are hosting the Leo Maroarthon 2015 that will take place on March 29 at the Subang Ria Recreational Park, Selangor. The 5km run will start at 6am. With the theme ‘Voice of the Children: The Run of Your Life’, the run is open to all. Registration fees are RM35 per person. For details visit www.facebook.com/maroarthon2015 and to register, contact 012-3190 173 (Stephanie) or 017-2510 686 (Gladys).
The annual Nutrition Month Malaysia (NMM) is back for the 14th time with their ‘Let’s Prevent Diabetes’ fair. NMM will focus on diabetes prevention in adults and children this year, as the fair will include advice on nutrition information, free nutrition screenings, as well as diabetes control and nerve damage checks. It will be held on March 26 to 29 at Paradigm Mall, Kelana Jaya’s Upper Atrium, Level UG from 10am onwards. For details, visit www.nutritionmonthmalaysia.org.my or contact 03-5632 3301.